Christmas Features 2017 

Bond investors: stay alert as the end of QE arrives

Bond investors: stay alert as the end of QE arrives

This year finally saw the beginning of the end of the great experiment in monetary policy first embarked on by central banks in the wake of the financial crisis a decade ago. But the withdrawal of central bank stimulus risks bond prices falling as yields rise, with the potential for capital loss. So investors need to be on their guard about their fixed-income exposure going into 2018.

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